Archive II | 1989​-​1990

by James Hamilton Archives

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One of the perks of working at the CHSR studio was access to a high-end Yamaha shortwave receiver wired to a gigantic roof antenna. I spent countless hours with headphones and a tape recorder and these pieces were the first made with this source material. The Black Transmissions pieces were only minimally treated - the third piece here includes some further processing.

As usual in those days my main focus was elsewhere so most of these pieces weren't released until much later. Some of this material was also used as source for Black Transmissions II (1997) and Rapacious Sky/The Landscape is Coded (2014 - downloadable at ).


released September 13, 2016

Recorded at Studio D, CHSR-FM, 1989-1990
JH | Shortwave, tape delays, SPX-90II multifx.

Remastered by JH at The Pines Recording, Montreal, August 2016.



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